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  •  Sometimes the government mandates it. (0+ / 0-)

    Charity care by hospitals may well be something done out of the goodness of their hearts, it can be reimbursed by the government, or the Federal government may have required it as a condition for funding expansions and improvements (though the funding ended in 1974 and the list of hospitals forced to offer the care has declined.)

    "Politics should be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage." -- Lucille Ball

    by Yamaneko2 on Thu Mar 07, 2013 at 01:31:52 PM PST

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